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Rob Goodier

Black and Decker Introduces a Solar Irrigation Pump for Indian Farms

May 20, 2019

Solar-powered water pumps have officially entered the mainstream. Stanley Black & Decker, the multinational conglomerate widely known for its...

Pallavi Bharadwaj

India’s Universal Power Supply May Be Only a Subsidy Policy Away

May 13, 2019

India has almost achieved the historic goal of connecting every household to the electricity grid. The next challenge is...

Rob Goodier

A Tool Kit Helps Designers Create Products with the Planet in Mind

April 22, 2019

Engineers often run into the same problem when creating new products designed to make a positive impact: unintended consequences....

Rob Goodier

A Day in the Life: E4C’s Research Fellowship Translates to Job Skills

April 19, 2019

Engineering for Change follows up with the talented graduates of our Research Fellowship to learn how they apply the...

Rob Goodier

A Product Design Engineer Field Tests Essential Technologies in Rural India

April 17, 2019

Harsh Vyas foregoes the long flights that engineers in global development often take before they can test essential technologies in...

Harsh Vyas

Field Test: Corn Shellers Made a Successful Demo Tour in Rural India

Harsh Vyas is a graduate of Engineering for Change’s Research Fellowship program during which he researched products that meet...

Rob Goodier

Lehigh University’s Full-Ride Scholarship for Social Entrepreneurs – Five Questions with Program Director Kevin Ezzell

March 26, 2019

Few advanced academic programs offer a formal education in social entrepreneurship. The reason may be as simple as the...

Evan Thomas

Counting Heads: Revisiting Early Research into Sensors for Water Pumps and Stoves

March 21, 2019

The inaugural issue of Demand: ASME Global Development Review published one of the early case studies of SWEET Sensors...

Emily Folk

A Mix of Water Purification Technologies from Low-Tech Disaster Relief to Big Data

February 15, 2019

Though the amount of freshwater on Earth has remained more or less the same, a rapidly increasing global population...

The Conversation

Bike-Friendly Cities Should be Designed for Everyone, Not Just for Wealthy White Cyclists

February 13, 2019

Designing for bikes has become a hallmark of forward-looking modern cities worldwide. Bike-friendly city ratings abound, and advocates promote...


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